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Part 5: Why Feedback is Irresponsible and what to do instead

July 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Feedback is very popular in organizations. People think it helps people improve and perform better. The opposite is true and it also diminishes innovation and power to act as responsible citizen. There are much better ways achieve these ends.

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Chris MacDonald on Seth Godin and No Such Thing As Business Ethics

July 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Seth Godin and Chris MacDonald engage on business versus personal responsibility. I jump in.

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Part 4 Why Feedback is Irresponsible and what to do instead

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Feedback is very popular in organizations. People think it helps people improve and perform better. The opposite is true and it also diminishes innovation and power to act as responsible citizen. There are much better ways achieve these ends.

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Why Feedback Is Irresponsible and What To Do Instead: Part Three

July 21st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Why feedback in all it forms promotes irresponsibility in an organization and undermines creating The Responsible Business

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Why Feedback Is Irresponsible and What To Do Instead: Part Two

July 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Part of a series of six reflections on the impact of feedback processes, including 360º feedback on Responsibility behavior. It is based on six premises about human nature that are not well understood

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Why Feedback Is Irresponsible and What To Do Instead: Part One of Six

July 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Providing feedback to peers, subordinates, and even superiors—particularly the 360 Degree view of performance appraisal—became popular as scientists and engineers began to understand how cybernetic systems work in computer applications. The creators of these artificial intelligence systems discovered that feedback loops are critical for correcting and adjusting the performance of control mechanisms, such as thermostats […]

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Why Imaging is More Responsible than Visioning

July 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Last week Umair Haque asked via Twitter, “Why is it that people do not seem to care about other than themselves?” In our world greed runs amok in financial institutions, businesses ignore their impacts on Earth and the people they affect, and economic systems create  increasingly larger gaps between the haves and have nots. How […]

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